Grace Kelly

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Age: 84
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Grace Patricia Kelly (November 12, 1929 – September 14, 1982) was an American actress who, in April 1956, married Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, to become Princess consort of Monaco, styled as Her Serene Highness The Princess of Monaco, and commonly referred to as Princess Grace.

After embarking on an acting career in 1950, at the age of 20, Grace Kelly appeared in New York City theatrical productions as well as in more than forty episodes of live drama productions broadcast during the early 1950s Golden Age of Television. In October 1953, with the release of Mogambo, she became a movie star, a status confirmed in 1954 with a Golden Globe Award and Academy Award nomination as well as leading roles in five films, including The Country Girl, in which she gave a deglamorized, Academy Award-winning performance. She retired from acting at 26 to enter upon her duties in Monaco. She and Prince Rainier had three children: Caroline, Albert, and Stéphanie. She also retained her American roots, maintaining dual US and Monégasque citizenships.

She died on September 14, 1982, when she lost control of her automobile and crashed after suffering a stroke. Her daughter Princess Stéphanie, who was in the car with her, survived the accident.

In June 1999, the American Film Institute ranked her No.13 in their list of top female stars of American cinema.

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Movie Character Year
Blxji1jazqyytf15r9jzxtllgsz Fourteen Hours Mrs. Louise Ann Fuller 1951
40vq42aozrbo1yikfpie4uuwa2d High Noon Amy Fowler Kane 1952
O3a0w86ckfpdofmc48wm9dfr7qz Mogambo Linda Nordley 1953
Mwwxndtjry82gzr4eaoetbwc1jx Dial M for Murder Margot Mary Wendice 1954
6edhk01festcdfravihct4jfwk5 Rear Window Lisa Carol Fremont 1954
Sdzdvfv5nbhud8zh5z4i1rnr3zs The Bridges at Toko-Ri Nancy Brubaker 1954
Krukyqoevejh5e3arhpfyonzj9x To Catch a Thief Frances Stevens 1955